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A female asked:

60 minutes into my 90minute soccer match i suddenly got sharp knot type pain when ever my leg was bent, got worse with running, what could it be?

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Dr. Zach Patrick
Emergency Medicine 14 years experience
Muscle cramp: It sounds like a cramp. This can be due to many things including heat, lack of warm up, stretching, dehydration and normal strain from exertion.
Last updated Jul 6, 2015


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